Aladdin Sane

David Bowie - Aladdin Sane
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Based on 3 reviews
1973 Ratings: #16 / 117
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Based on 836 ratings
1973 Ratings: #20
Liked by 53 people
April 13, 1973 / Release Date
LP / Format
RCA / Label
Ken Scott, David Bowie / Producer
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andiov1
72
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Of Bowie's most popular albums, Aladdin Sane is one I always failed to come around to, even though it's considered to be right below his top 6. Aesthetically it shares a lot in common with it's predecessor Ziggy Stardust, but it really lacks the overarching concept that made that album so special and the mixing on some tracks is pretty godawful like on the intro. In it's best moments though it still manages to keep that Bowie flair as well as experimenting a ... read more
cakenator
70
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KIDWITHGUNs
85
☆☆☆☆

"At times I feel that I may be a very cold and unemotional person and at times I wish that I wasn't so mentally vulnerable. I do tend to stand on the outside sometimes."

- David Bowie, 1973

Three records into his prime and we've arrived at yet another dimension of Bowie's artistic identity. What haunts this album's musicality are the evocative piano melodies as well as the electrifying guitar riffs to decapitate his listener's heads, and if you thought Bowie was ... read more
amw100
84
A lad.
I N S A N E
mongoose109
93
1.Watch That Man: 9
2.Aladdin Sane: 10
3.Drive-In Saturday: 10
4.Panic in Detroit: 9
5.Cracked Actor: 9.5
6.Time: 9.5
7.The Prettiest Star: 9
8.Let's Spend the Night Together: 8
9.The Jean Genie: 9
10.Lady Grinning Soul: 10

Aladdin Sane: 9.3
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Added on: February 3, 2013